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In Bruges

Rated R for strong bloody violence, pervasive language and some drug use.

R In Theaters 02/8/2008 , 107min.
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Viewer Score
64%
Viewer score based on 16 ratings
67%
Critic score based on 34 reviews

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April 13, 2013
qj00000000116892
when people call this \"slow\" I think it says more about them than the film. Nice to see scenes with people walking in the city center and not a car-chase in sight.
July 25, 2011
wylyer
Brendan Gleeson is sensational as the world-weary, been there, done that hired killer, who seems comfortable with and somewhat resigned to his chosen line of work. He is both bemused and dismayed by Colin Farrell, who is riveting as a haunted. conflicted man who is extremely uncomfortable in his profession. The interplay between these characters is fascinating. Ralph Fiennes character is two
January 28, 2009
DJ Bill Kelly
Sometimes I wonder where these dark murder mystery films derive their plots! The accents and scenery of this Belgium city plus twisted endless turns make this a better than average film. Thank god for the Golden Globes otherwise I might have never seen this film. Colin Farrell didn?t win me over with his acting because he could shed a few tears, and I sure hope he didn?t LIVE! Rather actor
July 15, 2008
Jav4292
kinda slow but worht it @ the end
July 03, 2008
PeggyABarr
So slow and boring...felt like I was in Bruges, without the architecture.

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

Washington Post
Those who know McDonagh's work know a vein of darkness will run deeply through the comedy. It has seldom been darker. Or funnier. He has made a hit-man movie in which you don't know what will happen and can't wait to find out. Every movie should be so cliched. Full Review
Carina Chocano
Los Angeles Times
A dark comedy with a melancholy streak and punchy sense of humor. Full Review
Claudia Puig
USA Today
Sharply written, superbly acted, funny and even occasionally touching. Full Review
Dana Stevens
Slate
A jolly mess of a movie. Overplotted, choppy, and contrived, it nonetheless has a curious vitality that makes you wonder where McDonagh will go next. Full Review
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
The acting is top-notch. Colin Farrell, who seems to be gravitating increasingly toward smaller films, effectively channels his manic energy. He and Brendan Gleeson display chemistry in the Odd Couple vein, occasionally giving rise to instances of humor. Ralph Fiennes plays one of the most twisted roles of his career. Full Review

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